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Gogglebox's Dom Parker will host the Sandwich Prom for Martha Trust

By Emily Stott

A diverse array of acts will be joining the line-up at the Sandwich Prom this Sunday.

The event is being held at the Salutation, Knightrider Street, the home to Dom and Steph Parker from Channel 4’s Gogglebox and is in aid of Martha Trust.

Midnight Crawlers band members Phil Curry and Andy Lester, story-teller Tony Cooper and Gogglebox's Dom Parker.

Doors will open at 2pm and the main stage will be opened by singer and guitarist Wayne Bridle, followed by Simon Langton Girls Soul and Funk band.

There will also be performances from local blues band the Midnight Crawlers and the main terrace will see an acoustic performance from The Zen Bicycle Band, as well as the Rock Choir and guitarist Thomas Abrahams.

Dom Parker who shot to fame after appearing on the BAFTA award winning show Gogglebox, will be taking to the stage at 4.30pm to host the charity auction.

Mr Parker said: “Martha Trust is local to us and does an amazing job supporting people with profound disabilities.”

Dom and Steph Parker outside the Salutation in Sandwich

The event has been supported by Barclays bank which will be matching every penny raised in the auction and raffle.

Pearson A Growers Ltd and Discovery Park also sponsored the event.

Guests can bring a picnic or enjoy the hog roast, barbecue and on-site bars provided by Wanstum Brewery Ltd and Hercules Wine Warehouse.

There will also be a treasure trail, face painting and story-telling to keep the kids entertained.

Tickets cost £16 for a family, £6.50 for a single ticket, £6 for a senior and £3 for children.

They can be purchased from Martha Trust on 01304 610448 or visit the website at www.marthatrust.org.uk/sandwichprom.

They’re also available direct from The Salutation or Hercules Wine Warehouse in Sandwich.

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